DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert

Every so often I like to re-visit my subjects from completed projects. Several years ago I did a story I called “Birth of the Cool” (sort of an ode to Miles Davis) about a young trumpet prodigy named Geoffrey Gallante. At the age of six, Geoff had perfect pitch and could read music. I found …
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In September, I traveled to Perpignan, France where my project “The Battle Within: Sexual Violence in America’s Military” was going to be exhibited at the Visa Pour L’Image photojournalism festival. On the way to the airport, I received a phone call from Whitney Johnson, Director of Photography at New Yorker magazine who asked me if …
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Mary is the 2014 recipient of the Alexia Foundation Women’s Initiative Grant for her  proposal: “Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans.”

Mary F. Calvert is committed to using photography to affect meaningful social change and is known for producing work on gender based, human rights issues. She has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award twice and is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist in Feature Photography. In 2013, Calvert was the recipient of the Canon Female Photojournalist Award at Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan, France for her project, The Battle Within: Sexual Violence in America’s Military.